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YOUR TOWN, YOUR DENTIST, YOUR NEIGHBOR FOR 30 YEARS
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Alfa Dental has been serving patients in the North Dallas area since 1980. Our unique practice setting allows us to provide a variety of services with a personal touch. Drs. Wm. Chris Roper and Henry Wood, along with their associates, offer a vast spectrum of dental services due to their different areas of expertise.
We would like the opportunity to provide dental care for your entire family. For more information or to schedule an appointment call us today or visit our website www.alfadental.com
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Alfa Dental is a full-service dental practice offering quality dental care for you and your family. We combine cutting edge technology with the most current procedures and education to ensure our patients receive the highest quality treatment available.
Meet the Doctors:
Dr. Wm. Chris Roper received his Dental Doctorate from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1995.
Through his affiliations with the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Orthodontic Society, and others, Dr. Roper keeps abreast of the latest techniques and procedures.
For over five years Dr. Roper has served as a review consultant for "The Dental Advisor" publication, critiquing a vast array of materials used in all facets of dentistry.
Dr. Henry Wood is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Baylor College of Dentistry. He brings over 20 years of experience to Alfa Dental.
His post-graduate training includes a General Practice Residency at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Galveston.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Dallas County Dental Society.
Dr. Ernie Kehl was in private practice for fifteen years in Tucson, Arizona. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, and he acted as clinical instructor at Baylor College of Dentistry in the field of fixed and removable prosthetics.
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Fax: (972) 620-8305
General Dentistry includes:
to keep your teeth and mouth healthy.
- Periodontic Care
to repair damage caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease and trauma to the teeth and surrounding tissues.
Cosmetic Dentistry is the art of full mouth rehabilitation and restoration to create the smile that you have always wanted.
Orthodontics is the application of braces and retainers to straighten and reposition your teeth. We utilize traditional braces as well as, clear aligners to build a healthy, beautiful smile and correct misalignments.
Orthodontics, or "braces", allows us to improve both your smile and your bite. We can usually predict misalignment of permanent teeth by age 7 and shift the baby teeth to allow permanent teeth to come in straight on their own. We can utilize traditional braces as well as, clear aligners. Whether you are an adult or an adolescent, we can realign your teeth to their proper position.
Ask us about Sleep Dentistry, a safe and effective way to treat all your dental needs while you sleep.
How to Handle Emergencies:
Permanent tooth knocked out intact: Replant tooth immediately, if possible. If contaminated, rinse with water before replanting.
DON'T SCRUB IT.
If immediate replantation is not possible, place tooth in milk or inside patient's mouth.
DON'T CLEAN IT
or you could destroy valuable tissue. There is a chance we can save the tooth if we see the patient soon enough, so call us immediately.
Broken or chipped tooth: Minor chips that do not expose the tooth's nerve do not require our immediate attention, although we should see the patient soon to determine how best to repair the tooth.
Severe breaks which expose the nerve are another matter: cover the tooth with a damp cloth and phone us immediately. If a nerve is exposed and you wait too long to see us, the nerve can become contaminated, die, and cause an abscess.
Lost a filling: Avoid chewing on that side of your mouth and avoid very hot or cold foods. If in pain, soft wax placed in the cavity may help. You'll want to come and see us to have the damage fully repaired.
Abscess and swelling: Do not apply heat or ice until you've consulted a dentist. Take ibuprofen, aspirin, or Tylenol and call us as soon as possible. In cases of severe swelling you may be advised to go to the emergency room.
Broken bridge or dental appliance: Save the broken parts and try not to chew on that side of your mouth. If rough edges are exposed, prevent damage to your tongue and cheek by covering the broken part with soft wax. And call as soon as you can.
Crown (cap) has come out: You will need to be seen within 1-3 days to be evaluated for recementation of the crown. In the meantime, keep the crown on the tooth, if it is stable enough, except when eating or sleeping (so as to avoid swallowing the crown).
- Payment method:
- all major credit cards, check, financing available, insurance
Alfa Dental is conveniently nestled between North Dallas, Addison, Farmers Branch and Carrollton, central to many residential neighborhoods and multiple industrial complexes.
2 blocks South of Beltline
We offer flexible hours that are sure to fit any schedule.
The First Visit we will gather data about your medical and dental history. One of our doctors will perform a thorough examination, recording past dental treatment and the current condition of all teeth and soft tissues.
Each exam includes an cancer screening and an examination for gum disease, for missing teeth and for dental decay
Following your consultation, treatment options and fees will be explained in detail.
Preventative Care is essential for a life long healthy smile.
Regular cleanings and checkups are our way of keeping you informed of any dental problems that you may not be aware of.
Early detection and treatment will always be more conservative and less expensive.
Cosmetic Dentistry will allow you to achieve the smile you have always wanted. Rebuilding a smile is an art, and we love to show off.
With our conservative approach to replacing or repairing teeth, we can redesign your smile effectively and beautifully.
Surgery is yet another facet to the broad spectrum of services we provide including wisdom teeth removal. Our anesthetic techniques will ensure your comfort throughout the procedure. From cosmetics to extractions, we can perform most any procedure with this technique.
Interested in changing the color of your teeth? "ZOOM" Whitening (as seen on Extreme Makeover) is the best way to rejuvenate your smile and is our featured in-office whitening system.
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